Does Luck Exist in Medicine?

JOURNAL TITLE: Journal of Medical Academics

Author
1. Rahul Goel
ISSN
DOI
10.5005/jp-journals-10070-0028
Volume
2
Issue
1
Publishing Year
2019
Pages
1
Author Affiliations
1. com.mps.common.model.Contributor@737ef9fe
Article keywords
Karma, Luck, Medicine

Abstract

The role of luck in medical care has been acknowledged since times immemorial. Yet with more and more emphasis on evidence based medicine we tend to underplay it. This article provides many examples of how luck has been and always will be relevant in practice of medicine in the world.

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